Google Glass while driving court case illustrates legal challenges for innovative tech

A traffic case out of California highlighted for many the concerns around whether the current "hands free legislation" - no texting while driving - should be extended to wearable technology. Cecilia Abadie was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2014 Monica Goyal

What would you ask Guy Kawasaki about Google Plus?

Guy Kawasaki is a former Apple evangelist and known for helping to make the landmark Macintosh II computer a success by recruiting software and hardware developers to get on board. Perhaps the reason

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What if Google entered the social CRM market?

Earlier this month Google took the next step between deeper integration of its Google+ social network and its widely-used Gmail web-mail service. It announced it is rolling out an update that allowed any

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Obama has promised NSA reforms, but for phones, not the Internet

With U.S. President Barack Obama announcing high-level changes to government surveillance programs at the National Security Agency (NSA) earlier today, it seems as though much has been promised - but we have yet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2014 Candice So

How to opt out of getting emails from any Google+ user

If you think your inbox is crammed now, just wait until Google rolls out a new feature that will allow any Google+ user to e-mail another Google+ user. Google is further integrating its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Panda, Penguin, and page views – understanding Google’s algorithm updates

Search engine optimization has become a commodity business and anyone with a website is by now used to receiving bogus offers of help from "SEO experts" that guarantee first page results. While there's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canada’s most Googled tech terms in 2013

Outlook, the iPhone 5S, and BlackBerry 10 – here in Canada, these topped our list of the most oft-Googled tech terms in 2013. Every year, Google Inc. releases its list of the most

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Edward Snowden Time Magazine’s runner-up for person of the year

The 30-year-old National Security Agency contractor that leaked top secret documents about extensive cyber-surveillance programs is the runner-up to Pope Francis for Time Magazine's person of the year. Now in exile in Moscow

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook could put ‘virality mills’ under pressure

At first, it was somewhat original - 17 pictures of cats in hats, 30 things that will make your morning a better one, 10 things you should do by the time you turn

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2013 Candice So

Major tech brands form coalition in response to PRISM leaks

In the wake of government surveillance programs leaked by National Securities Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, major tech industry firms are forming a coalition and calling on governments worldwide - starting with the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Acer launches $300 touch-enabled Chromebook

Acer Inc. has just launched another Chromebook, this time with a touchscreen and an appealing price point of around $320, or $300 in U.S. dollars. That’s less than a hundred dollars more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

Daily mindset of great salespeople

Having been in technology sales for many years, I am often asked, by new and seasoned sales professionals alike, about how to create strong and lasting client relationships.  While many are hoping for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Brian Clendenin

Canadian SMBs quicker to adopt cloud, but future is still looking a little foggy

Cloud adoption in Canada may be ticking upwards among small businesses, but there may still be a host of barriers that is holding the industry back. In an IT World Canada survey of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Samsung challenges Apple for Canada’s smartphone throne

A worldwide trend that has seen Samsung Electronics Co. take a dominant lead in the smartphone industry may now be taking effect in Canada, according to recent reports. On a worldwide scale, Samsung

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson